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Lean for dummies (--For dummies)

by Williams, Bruce

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Take charge and engage your enterprise in a Lean transformation. Have you thought about using Lean in your business or organization, but are not really sure how to implement it? Or perhaps you're already using Lean, but you need to get up to speed. Lean For Dummies shows you how to do more with less... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Defining Lean
  • The foundation and language of Lean
  • Seeing value through the eyes of the customer
  • A resource runs through it: value stream mapping
  • Charting the course: using value stream maps
  • Flowing in the right direction: Lean projects and Kaizen
  • Customer and value-stream tools
  • Flow and pull tools
  • Perfection tools
  • Management tools
  • Lean in the organization: principles, behaviors, and change
  • Power to the people
  • Go Lean: implementation strategy, startup, and evolution
  • Lean within the enterprise
  • Lean across industry
  • Ten best practices of Lean
  • Ten pitfalls to avoid
  • Ten places to go for help.